Columns - The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20121013/OPINION/121019540/1008 leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:22:22 +0000 DOWN HOME: The squirrels are driving me nuts http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170324/down-home-squirrels-are-driving-me-nuts?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:36:14 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170324/down-home-squirrels-are-driving-me-nuts MIND OF THE MILLENNIAL: Don't be an obnoxious spring breaker http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170324/mind-of-millennial-dont-be-obnoxious-spring-breaker?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:31:23 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170324/mind-of-millennial-dont-be-obnoxious-spring-breaker Matthew T. Mangino: A criminal conviction shouldn’t have a lifetime of consequences http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170324/matthew-t-mangino-criminal-conviction-shouldnt-have-lifetime-of-consequences?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:08:33 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170324/matthew-t-mangino-criminal-conviction-shouldnt-have-lifetime-of-consequences COUNTERPOINT: Should athletes be required to stand for the national anthem? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170323/counterpoint-should-athletes-be-required-to-stand-for-national-anthem?rssfeed=true Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:17:31 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170323/counterpoint-should-athletes-be-required-to-stand-for-national-anthem PORTRAITS OF THE PAST: Astonishing parallels between assassinations http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170323/portraits-of-past-astonishing-parallels-between-assassinations?rssfeed=true Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:14:15 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170323/portraits-of-past-astonishing-parallels-between-assassinations JOHN REICHLEY: Clever advertising and confusing headlines http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170322/john-reichley-clever-advertising-and-confusing-headlines?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:06:13 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170322/john-reichley-clever-advertising-and-confusing-headlines FROM THE GARDEN: Growing your own food can be cheaper, healthier http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170322/from-garden-growing-your-own-food-can-be-cheaper-healthier?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:02:28 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170322/from-garden-growing-your-own-food-can-be-cheaper-healthier Arthur I. Cyr: How Harry Potter creator trumps bigotry http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/arthur-i-cyr-how-harry-potter-creator-trumps-bigotry?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:29:26 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/arthur-i-cyr-how-harry-potter-creator-trumps-bigotry MATT NOWAK: Promising hope is a tricky business http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/matt-nowak-promising-hope-is-tricky-business?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:58:47 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/matt-nowak-promising-hope-is-tricky-business BRYAN LE BEAU: What happened to the 'nones' and their politics? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/bryan-le-beau-what-happened-to-nones-and-their-politics?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:56:19 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/bryan-le-beau-what-happened-to-nones-and-their-politics ERNEST EVANS: Ireland's 'troubles' and lessons for America http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/ernest-evans-irelands-troubles-and-lessons-for-america?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:53:27 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170321/ernest-evans-irelands-troubles-and-lessons-for-america JOHN REICHLEY: Back story of Medal of Honor recipient's heroism http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/john-reichley-back-story-of-medal-of-honor-recipients-heroism?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:09:27 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/john-reichley-back-story-of-medal-of-honor-recipients-heroism BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Luck of the Irish to you from the McPedersens http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/been-there-done-that-luck-of-irish-to-you-from-mcpedersens?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:07:25 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/been-there-done-that-luck-of-irish-to-you-from-mcpedersens FROM LEFT FIELD: Break-down of the U.S., state budgets http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/from-left-field-break-down-of-us-state-budgets?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:05:08 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/from-left-field-break-down-of-us-state-budgets GROWING THOUGHTS: Don't keep running until you end up on empty http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/growing-thoughts-dont-keep-running-until-you-end-up-on-empty?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:01:36 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170318/growing-thoughts-dont-keep-running-until-you-end-up-on-empty Matthew T. Mangino: Are freedom and fear compatible? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170317/matthew-t-mangino-are-freedom-and-fear-compatible?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:45:32 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170317/matthew-t-mangino-are-freedom-and-fear-compatible DOWN HOME: Basketballs aren't the only thing that dribble http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170317/down-home-basketballs-arent-only-thing-that-dribble?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:20:26 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170317/down-home-basketballs-arent-only-thing-that-dribble MIND OF THE MILLENNIAL: You can be anything you want http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170317/mind-of-millennial-you-can-be-anything-you-want?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:18:08 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170317/mind-of-millennial-you-can-be-anything-you-want FROM THE GARDEN: Pruning encourages new growth http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170316/from-garden-pruning-encourages-new-growth?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:58:23 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170316/from-garden-pruning-encourages-new-growth JOHN REICHLEY: Remembering Iwo Jima http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170315/john-reichley-remembering-iwo-jima?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:18:22 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/opinion/20170315/john-reichley-remembering-iwo-jima